Parasoft Service Virtualization Reviews

4.4 out of 5 stars
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Consultant
Independent Test Automation Professional at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Jun 02 2016

What is most valuable?

Quick generation of virtual assets from service definitions such as WSDL documents Extend the basic functionality of virtual assets using scripting Environment Manager providing a clear user interface for environment provisioning and... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I have used Virtualize in two projects now, and in both projects it has delivered impressive results. * In the first project, at a major telecommunications service provider in the Netherlands, the test team was depending on an external... more»

What needs improvement?

Even though improvements are being made in this area with the developments around Data Repositories, I am still missing the opportunity to easily store and reuse data persistently, without having to redeploy the virtual assets after each... more»
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Vendor
Senior Technical Consultant at a software R&D company with 10,001+ employees
Apr 10 2018

What is most valuable?

Virtualizing a component or service which does not exist or is under development. - Broad, flexible support for literal, XML, JSON requests & responses - Broad, flexible support for Protocol - Ability to create data driven responders -... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Service Virtualization has provided a way to move forward where we do not find any way to go. Parasoft Virtualization has provided that feature or way, by creating virtual assets and implementing or achieving the real atmosphere through a... more»

What needs improvement?

There is not much more room in areas of improvement, unlike a Portal-based Virtualization. I didn't see any updates coming in next releases. Except, sometime we face proxy exception issues, which is already reported to Supported Team.... more»
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Consultant
Consultant at Grupo PF
Jun 15 2016

What is most valuable?

* Quick generation of virtualized services. * Reuse of common data in other fields as test automation (using SOATest) or test data management. * Low technical knowledge required to start using the tool. * Environment Management gives... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* I've used Virtualized on some different projects with different protocols and technologies such as: WSDL, IBM MQ, Proprietary protocols and XML. In general I noticed some improvements for organizations. * Easy integration with another tools... more»

What needs improvement?

Reports about status of test environments.
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Real User
IT specialist at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 14 2017

What is most valuable?

* Ease of building service virtualization: Either by recording an existing data flow which can be replayed or by setting up a service simulation based on a WSDL (SOAP) or JSON schemas (REST). The product generates usable templates. Developers... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* By decoupling less of the available and expensive backend systems, and faster development of the dependent components was reached. * By simulating systems, many tests can be executed earlier in the continuous delivery pipeline (shift-left... more»

What needs improvement?

It should have more fine-grained authorization. The authorization is currently role-based, i.e., what one can do. In addition to that, data-based authorization (with what virtualized services) would be very useful in an environment where... more»
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Real User
Automated Test Engineer at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees
Mar 27 2017

What is most valuable?

MessageQueue support: Our infrastructure was designed with the ability to detach client systems via MessageQueue queue managers.

How has it helped my organization?

We now have the ability to test our complex applications completely detached from integration middleware. This improves the reliability, speed, cost, and simplicity of testing.

What needs improvement?

JMS Queue Monitoring: When deploying the TIBCO JMS monitor, we saw an approximately 50% failure rate in detecting the desired event. This is probably due to the asynchronous nature of the event itself, and the natural background flow of other... more»
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Parasoft's service virtualization solution enables organizations to rapidly simulate and easily manage test environments to bring higher quality software to the market faster and at a lower cost.
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